York Preview – Friday

Stradivarius is the star attraction on Friday where he runs in the Yorkshire Cup. Last season's standout stayer will be difficult o beat. Elsewhere on the card Companion looks the one in the Marygate Stakes. The Exchange...

David O’Meara Stable Tour

New recruits set to boost stable hot on big-race trail David O'Meara could hardly be better placed as he sets out on his tenth season as a trainer. The landmark campaign might...

York Preview – Thursday

Day two of the Dante meeting sees siblings steal the limelight with Lah Ti Dar and Too Darn Hot both expected to take the big races. They are both out of the fantastic mare Dar Re Mi....

Richard Fahey Stable Tour

Ascent of Everest the endgame for Sands Of Mali as yard looks to juvenile talent. The lowdown on a prolific stable with a top crop of two-year-olds in prospect Horse numbers are large...

York Preview – Wednesday

The York festival starts on Wednesday and it's so nice having the flat back so we get this great midweek racing. On the opening day of the festival, Brando bids to go one better than last year...

Donald McCain Blog – Weekend Runners

It was great to get the jump season off to a flyer with Onthefrontfoot winning earlier in the week. Last season was quite frustrating and hopefully, that winner is a sign of things to come for the...

Weekend Preview – Anthony Takes Aim At RaceBets Derby Trial

The ITV racing team are bringing us action from Lingfield, Ascot and Haydock on Saturday with a bumper day of racing. The RaceBets Derby Trial is the feature race at Lingfield where smart two-year0old Anthony Van Dyck...

James Doyle on his RaceBets Derby Trial raceday rides

James Doyle is one of the leading lights of the weighing room and firmly established as a key part of both Godolphin and the William Haggas operations. Doyle came close to Classic success last weekend on Skardu...

Chester Preview – Friday

The Chester Cup takes place on Friday and it's the highlight of the week on the Roodee. Last season it went to Magic Circle who went on to run in the Melbourne Cup and I wonder if...

Chester Preview – Thursday

Day 2 of the Chester meeting sees the Ormonde Stakes take centre stage where St Leger winner Kew Gardens will be very difficult to beat. The under card consists of a competitive looking Dee Stakes and it...